12 February 2013

Nigeria: Court Remands Two Kano Journalists in Police Custody

Two Kano-based journalists and one other person were Tuesday remanded in police custody on seven-count charge by a Kano Magistrate's court.

Chief Magistrate Ibrahim Bello of Magistrate Court 17 Gyadi-Gadi ordered for the continued detention of Yakubu Musa Fagge, Mubarak Muhammad Sani of Wazobia Radio and the other person Abubakar Rabo Abdulkarim.

The defendants pleaded not guilty to all the charges, while their defence counsel, Barrister Musa Adamu Aliyu applied for their bail, citing relevant sections of the constitution and other cases.

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